To use a cricketing term Ben Elton is the ultimate all-rounder, a best selling writer (16 novels), multiple BAFTA winner, producer, stand-up comedian and international star.
He exploded onto the comedy scene more than 30 years ago and has penned the scripts for many legendary TV shows including The Young Ones, Blackadder, Mr Bean and many more. He has written and directed feature films and won a Critics Circle Award for Best Musical.
Ben Elton is a man of many talents and many layers, some of which he shares in this wonderful Conversation with the Governor.
You can also view more of our Conversations at Government House, and hear from some remarkable West Australians here